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Half Moon closes for first time in 63 years

Luxury hotel undergoes extensive renovations

Janet Silvera, Hospitality Jamaica Coordinator

For the first time in 63 years, Half Moon will close its doors, while focusing on refreshing existing accommodations and guest facilities on the 400-acre resort.

The hotel, which became a trailblazer for the luxury-resort industry in the Caribbean after it was built as a winter escape in 1954, will remain closed for the month of September, reopening on October 4, General Manager, Sandro Fabris has confirmed.

The closure follows an announcement earlier this year that the resort would be undergoing extensive renovation as part of a $9.6 billion refurbishing exercise......... read more

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